Tablet with HDMI Port – No matter how large your Android screen is, there are times you may wish to watch videos or view photos on a larger screen. Your phone screen gives you a personal experience, but what happens when you want to share this experience with a larger crowd?
Now, in order to share this experience with multiple persons, you need a bigger screen. And you can share excellent content from streaming services like Netflix or Amazon prime videos with others using an HDMI connection, USB-HDMI connections and Wireless connections (Chromecast and Miracast).
There are easy and cheap ways for you to share videos on your phone on your HDTV, all you need is a wired connection from Android device to your TV through its HDMI port.
How to Connect Android or Tablet with HDMI Port to HDTV
Most Android devices have a Micro-HDMI port that makes it easy to connect and share your media from your phone to your HDTV using an HDMI cable.
Check out ways you can connect your Android or tablet to your HDTV:
- HDMI Connections: An HDMI connection is one easy and cheap way to connect your Android or tablet to your HDTV. You just have to make sure you have the right equipment, an HDMI cable, check if your phone has the right port and if your TV has an HDMI input port. If you have a modern TV, then be rest assured that it definitely comes with an HDMI input port. If your phone does not have a Micro HDMI port, then it will be challenging to connect to HDTV. Now, if you are sure you have the necessary equipment for the HDMI connection, then you are ready to start sharing your phone’s media on a larger screen. You have to find an HDMI cable to connect your tablet to your TV; you would need an HDMI-HDMI cable. Also, you can purchase online or check out electronics shops for the right one. You have to bear in mind that the length of the cable may affect its cost, longer cables cost more. Long cables make it easy for you to use your tablet further away from your TV, which makes it more convenient for you.
- USB-HDMI Connections: USB-HDMI connection is another way to connect your Android or tablet to your TV if your device has no HDMI port. To make this work, you will need to purchase USB-HDMI converters. MHL and Slimport are the two converters that can help you accomplish this connection. You have to check if you have an MHL enabled-TV for this work; if you don’t have this, you would need cables that require USB adapters to work efficiently.
- Wireless Connections: One of the easiest ways to wirelessly connect your device to your TV is via a Chromecast. To set it up, you simply need to plug the Chromecast into your TV’s HDMI port and connect its USB cable to a power outlet. Then download the Google Home app and follow the Chromecast to your Wi-Fi. You can also try using a Miracast to mirror your device’s display on a larger screen.